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. president obama and governor mitt romney powering across the country. romney will hit five states in 48 hours. obama will travel to seven, and this razor thin race got even closer. every night we're going to bring you a brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll and tonight the candidates are separated. look at this. just 0.07%. that's about 91,000 people out of an estimated 140 voters in this country. 14 days to go. it's "your voice, your vote" and abc's david muir is in the middle of the action in the swing state of colorado. david? >> reporter: diane, good evening from the rockies. tonight i've got to tell you, it did not take long for both candidates to race out off that presidential debate last night. in fact, on the tarmac in florida this morning, i was on a plane, passengers looking out the window seeing air force one waiting for the president. then the romney plane taxiing off. a real urgency with two weeks left and as you point out this race high. it's the mad dash to the finish line. the president and mitt romney with their final arguments. >> i am fired up right now. >> we wan
final push to appeal to more women voters. president obama leads among women. but among white, married middle-class women, romney is ahead by more than 20 points in our newest poll tonight. increasing that number could key the victory. romney speaking of women on the trail today in nevada -- >> i think of the single mom right now raising a child or two or three, so that she could put a good meal on the table. >> reporter: and in the debate, a more moderate tone that might appeal more to women. >> we want a peaceful planet. >> reporter: a tone that might but, on the delicate issue of abortion, shifting tone, more challenging -- >> do i believe the supreme court should overturn roe v. wade? yes i do. >> reporter: then, just this month, he told the "des moines register" this -- >> there's no legislation with regards to abortion that i'm familiar with that would become part of my agenda. >> reporter: the president calling these moderate views an issue of trust, today in iowa -- >> you can choose to turn back the clock 50 years on women and immigrants and gays or, in this election, you can
tapper covers the white house. >> reporter: president obama has not taken questions from white house reporters since august, but today, he took them from mtv. >> what are you most worried about? malia getting her driver's license, malia going out on a date or malia being on facebook? >> i worry about facebook. dates? that's fine, because she's got secret service protection. >> reporter: in what seems an unprecedented full-on pop culture campaign, the president answered questions from readers of "us weekly" and appears on the cover of "rolling stone," in an interview where he described mitt romney as a bs-er. republicans charge, it all shows how this president is a frivolous celebrity, not a leader. but there he is on "jay leno." >> what's this thing with trump? >> reporter: at a rally with katy perry and on jon stewart. >> i am doing great. >> reporter: like the fabled thief who said he robbed banks because that's where the money is, the obama campaign says the president is going where the voters are. such as "inside edition." >> "inside edition's" a really popular show. >> reporter:
tonight. >>> pep rally. president obama trying to rekindle the fire with young voters. while governor romney surges among voters like these. >>> attention shoppers. a new wave of thieves hiding stolen goods in a neck brace, a suitcase filled with stolen meat. a brazen diaper heist? making you pay more at the supermarket. >>> and, guess who? ♪ the patriarch of the addams family givings all halloween advice. our spooky "person of the week." ♪ the addams family >>> good evening. as we head into this weekend together, 66 million americans are bracing for impact. hurricane sandy, lumbering up the east coast and threatening to come ashore as an unprecedented superstorm. it means epic winds, snow, flooding rain from florida to the carolinas, maryland to maine. and the storm is so wide, it could cover two-thirds of the united states. the fierce winds at the center cover an area almost the size of texas. our extreme weather team is in the storm zone tonight and abc's weather editor sam champion starts us off right now from miami. sam? >> reporter: good evening, diane. tonight, sandy is run
is either man's to lose. president obama arrived in palm beach county this afternoon where skies are blue, but a debate storm is brewing. mitt romney seems to have some momentum, but our poll underscores a problem for him. a majority of likely voters continues to think a president romney would favor the wealthy rather than the middle class, 54%-33%. >> what he's selling is not a five-point plan. it's really just a one-point plan. folks at the top get to play with a different set of rules than you do. >> reporter: by contrast, 66% of voters think the president has done more to favor the middle class over the wealthy, and a majority says he better understands the economic problems people in this country are having, though some good news for romney. overall, he has a slight numerical edge in who voters trust to handle the economy. >> we cannot endure four more years, and that's why we're going to replace him in 18 days. >> reporter: the new poll highlights the largest gender gap we've seen yet in this election. the president has a 14-point lead among women. he's been fighting hard to keep th
. president obama cast his vote today. they even double-checked his i.d. and tonight, our brand new abc news/"washington post" poll shows the two candidates close. governor romney with a three-point lead tonight. and 12 days to go before americans get to the polls. your voice, your vote. all roads are leading to one state, ohio. abc's david muir is there to tell us why. david? >> reporter: good evening, diane. as you know, ohio could be the key to the presidency. the president needs it to hold on, mitt romney needs it to make the map work. which is why both candidates are tailoring their message to ohio voters when they come to the buckeye state. and, of course, there's the ground game. tonight, we take you inside it all. here in ohio tonight, mitt romney spelling out where the stakes are the highest. o-h -- >> i-o! >> reporter: given the math, whoever wins the buckeye battle will almost certainly win the white house. the president mentioning ohio 16 times in one stop to date. >> two weeks, ohio. here in ohio. people of ohio don't forget. >> reporter: and part of the president's playbook her
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